Navigating in a Collaborative Workspace


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the welcome page for a collaborative workspace.

     

    Click the Workspaces link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Search button.

    Step 2
  3. Click an entry in the Name column.

    Step 3
  4. The welcome page (or homepage) is the standard entry point for a collaborative workspace. The welcome page displays all of the modules configured by the workspace administrator in the left menu. The pagelets configured for the workspace appear on the right in the target area of the welcome page.

     

    The Welcome module is another name for the welcome page.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Discussions link.

    Step 5
  6. Use the Discussions module to participate in discussions relevant to a collaborative workspace. The Discussions module enables you to post discussion topics and replies.

     

    You can also monitor recent discussion postings using the Recent Discussions pagelet if it has been configured to display on the workspace’s welcome page.

    Step 6
  7. Click the Documents link.

    Step 7
  8. Use the Documents module to publish, optionally approve, and view shared documents relevant to a collaborative workspace.

     

    You can also monitor recent document postings using the Recent Documents pagelet if it has been configured to display on the workspace’s welcome page.

    Step 8
  9. Click the Action Items link.

    Step 9
  10. Use the Action Items module to maintain action item lists and action items.

     

    You can also monitor action items assigned to you using the Upcoming Action Items pagelet if it has been configured to display on the workspace’s welcome page.

    Step 10
  11. Click the Calendar link.

    Step 11
  12. Use the Calendar module to maintain the workspace calendar and events.

     

    You can also monitor events using the Upcoming Events pagelet if it has been configured to display on the workspace’s welcome page.

    Step 12
  13. Click the Members link.

    Step 13
  14. Use the Members module to get information about and communicate with collaborative workspace members. The Members module provides access to member profiles, as well as links to initiate email and instant messaging with members.

    Step 14
  15. Click the Related Data link.

    Step 15
  16. Use the Related Data module to access a collection of pagelets compiled by the workspace administrator as relevant to the collaborative workspace.

    Step 16
  17. The Administration link will be available only if you are defined as an administrator or owner for the workspace.

     

    Click the Administration link.

    Step 17
  18. The workspace administrator can use the Administration module to define workspace properties, manage workspace membership, select workspace modules, define contextual data relationships, and further customize the collaborative workspace.

     

    The Administration link and the Administration module will be available only to those workspace members defined with administrator or owner privileges.

    Step 18
  19. Click the Welcome link.

    Step 19
  20. A collaborative workspace can also include the following modules not shown in this example:

    Links module.

    Use the Links module to create a collection of links relevant to the collaborative workspace.

     

    Polls module.

    Use the Polls module to create questions for the workspace poll.

    Step 20

You have completed navigating in a collaborative workspace.

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